Irish Sea Moss Paste

articles recipe Dec 30, 2020
 

What Gelatin is to "Jell-O", Raw Irish Sea Moss is to Pudding, Cream Pie, Meringue, Whipped Cream, Salad Dressing, Smoothies, Sauces, anything you could want a stable-liquid form for! While gelatin is an animal-derived protein, Irish Moss contains a polysaccharide (a natural form of sugar) which, when thoroughly blended, also disperses throughout a liquid to create a semi-solid structure. In fact, the carrageenan found in Irish Moss is used by the mainstream food industry to make jellies, ice creams, dressings, and other foods!

In addition to its functional benefits, Raw Irish Moss is an excellent source of minerals. This almost-tasteless seaweed is loaded with life-enhancing nutrients such as:

  • sulfur compounds
  • protein
  • iodine
  • bromine
  • beta-carotene
  • calcium
  • iron
  • magnesium
  • manganese
  • phosphorus
  • potassium
  • selenium
  • zinc
  • B-vitamins

Vitamin C. Notably absent from a vegetarian diet, sulfur-containing amino acids, such as taurine, are abundant in Irish moss, more so than in any other type of seaweed! 

Irish Moss is loaded with a range of Vitamins, Minerals, and Healthy Fatty Acids. This Super Food Is rich in magnesium, high in protein, with a significant amount of fiber, and contains only natural good fat like those in avocado, coconut, and nuts. 

The healing benefits of Raw Irish Moss are abundant. As a soothing aid to all mucous membranes, Irish Moss eases such digestive ailments as gastritis, dyspepsia, nausea, heartburn, indigestion, constipation, and peptic and duodenal ulcers. Irish Moss also has antibacterial, antiviral, and anticoagulant activities. Used topically, Irish Moss helps to soothe skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, sunburn and chapped skin.  


Irish Sea Moss Paste

  • 1 cup filtered hot water
  • 1/2 cup SOAKED, packed Irish Moss (about 1/4 cup before soaking)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Begin by rinsing the moss very well in water.
  2. Cover the moss in water in a large jar or bowl and let soak on the counter for 3 hours up to overnight, rinsing well after soaking. The moss will get clearer and fatter the longer it
  3. Blend the water and moss at high speed in the blender until smooth.
  4. The paste will last in a glass jar, in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.

♥ Use it to thicken smoothies, shakes, pies, puddings, etc.

♥ Store unblended, soaked moss out of water in an airtight container for 2 weeks or more in the refrigerator. Once it is made into a paste, it will last about 10 days refrigerated.

♥ Moss doubles to triples in size once soaked.


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